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Internet providers in Alton, IL

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1. AT&T
83% available in Alton
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. Spectrum
95% available in Alton
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

3. EarthLink
82% available in Alton
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(69)

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4. T-Mobile Home Internet
84% available in Alton
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps
5. Frontier
36% available in Alton
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary
6. Rise Broadband
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. HughesNet
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
50Mbps

User Rating(220)

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8. Viasat
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
9. Wisper Internet
26% available in Alton
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Spectrum
95% available in Alton
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. Earthlink Business
83% available in Alton
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Rise Broadband
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
50Mbps

User Rating(220)

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5. Viasat
99% available in Alton
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Ooma
50% available in Alton
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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7. Wisper Internet
26% available in Alton
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Alton
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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2. AT&T Wireless
Available in Alton
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
3. Mint
Available in Alton
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

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4. Visible
Available in Alton
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering three high-speed Internet packages.

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Spectrum vs. Frontier

Order Spectrum internet for a satisfying customer experience. For a faster internet connection, pick Frontier FiberOptic from Frontier.

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Hughesnet vs. Viasat

Get low prices on satellite internet with HughesNet. Order Viasat for superior speeds and newer technology.

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What is the best internet provider in Alton?

Internet Provider Types in Alton


Cable

95%
Coverage


DSL

64%
Coverage


Fiber

83%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Alton


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Alton
100%
Illinois
79%
USA

Alton Residential Internet Coverage

Sitting on the coast of the Mississippi River, the medium-sized city of Alton is home to 27,000 people. It's very close to the St. Louis Regional Airport, so it's a hot spot for travelers. It is also a major residential and commercial hub of this region of the Midwest, so high speed Internet is a high priority.

With a network that covers all of Alton and many of its neighbors in all directions, AT&T is a popular choice for those living in this region. It reaches all of Alton's neighborhoods, including Fosterburg in the north, downtown in the south, Alby in the west, and Forest Homes in the east. Other covered neighborhoods include central areas like Cardinal, Pearl, and Aberdeen.

Charter also boasts a competitive network in Alton. They provide high speed cable service in every part of Alton, covering the area's commercial Internet needs as well. The company reports download speeds as high as 100 Mbps.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Alton

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

T-Mobile Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 245 Mbps

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Summary of Alton internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
EarthLink Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Frontier DSL N/A 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Rise Broadband
HughesNet Satellite 50 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Wisper Internet Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for Wisper Internet

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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